Posts tagged with ‘marine drugs’

  • PharmaMar and Costa Rica to search ocean in search of cancer cures

    Experts from Costa Rica and the Spanish company PharmaMar, dedicated to marine biotechnology research, beginning in February will seek new cures and treatments for cancer in organisms living in Costa Rican waters. The Spanish company will work for five years in the territorial waters of Costa Rica thanks to an agreement with the National Institute of Biodiversity (INBio), promoted by […]
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  • 2012 Symposium on Marine Natural Product Drug Discovery in Aberdeen, Nov 6th

    The 2012 Symposium on Marine Natural Product Drug Discovery will bring together academics and industry representatives from across Europe to discuss groundbreaking research into the development of novel drug candidates from marine natural resources, with particular emphasis on the fields of cancer and on neurodegenerative diseases. The symposium, which is held in the context of the biannual Pharmatlantic consortium meeting, will take […]
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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 10, Issue 8 (August 2012), Pages 1619-1898 Newly Released

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 10, Issue 8 (August 2012), Pages Pages 1619-1898 TOC: Anthony D. Wright, Jonathan L. Nielson, Dianne M. Tapiolas, Catherine H. Liptrot and Cherie A. Motti Article: A Great Barrier Reef Sinularia sp. Yields Two New Cytotoxic Diterpenes Mar. Drugs 2012, 10(8), 1619-1630; doi:10.3390/md10081619 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/10/8/1619/ Vânia Cristina Desoti, […]
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  • Taoiseach Launches Plan to Double Ireland’s Ocean Wealth

    The Taoiseach Enda Kenny, TD, recently launched a Government plan to double the value of Ireland’s ocean wealth to 2.4% of GDP by 2030 and increase the turnover from our ocean economy to exceed €6.4bn by 2020. The report,‘Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth – An Integrated Marine Plan for Ireland’ was launched at the Marine Institute, Galway. The plan presents a […]
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  • Bibliographic database for Plymouth Marine Laboratory publications from 2001 – present now available

    The list of Plymouth Marine Laboratory publications since 2002 can be uploaded in pdf format from the PML web site. http://www.pml.ac.uk/about_us/publications_and_downloads.aspx More info
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  • Aquapharm announces discovery of novel antibiotic compound

    Scottish biotechnology company Aquapharm Biodiscovery has discovered a novel antibiotic compound with potent activity against a broad spectrum of multi-drug-resistant Gram-positive bacteria. The compound, which demonstrates bactericidal potency against Multi Drug Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MDRSA) and Multi Drug Resistant Streptococcus Pneumoniae (MDRSP), Clostridium Difficile and Enteroccocus Faecalis which are common causes of death in patients in hospital care units is the company’s first new […]
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  • Aquapharm and c-LEcta collaboration on marine-derived biocatalysts

    In a pioneering collaboration the leading Scottish biotechnology company Aquapharm and German industrial biotechnology firm c-LEcta are set to fast-track the discovery and commercialisation of a new wave of bio-catalysts. c-LEcta is skilled in the identification and engineering of enzymes and strains for optimized bio-catalytic industry processes, whilst Aquapharm has proven expertise in harnessing the commercial potential of its unique […]
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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 10, Issue 7 (July 2012), Pages 1422-1618 Released

    MDPI is pleased to announce the publication of the following issue: Mar. Drugs, Volume 10, Issue 7 (July 2012), Pages Pages 1422-1618 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/10/7/ Table of Contents: Rui Li, Chang-Lun Shao, Xin Qi, Xiu-Bao Li, Jing Li, Ling-Ling Sun and Chang-Yun Wang Article: Polyoxygenated Sterols from the South China Sea Soft Coral Sinularia sp. Mar. Drugs 2012, 10(7), 1422-1432; doi:10.3390/md10071422 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/10/7/1422/ Shang-Kwei […]
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  • Mar. Drugs, Volume 10, Issue 6 (June 2012), Pages Pages 1192-1421 Now Available

    MDPI is pleased to announce the availability of the following: Mar. Drugs, Volume 10, Issue 6 (June 2012), Pages Pages 1192-1421 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/10/6/ Table of Contents: Sheila Marie Pimentel-Elardo, Lubomir Grozdanov, Sebastian Proksch and Ute Hentschel Article: Diversity of Nonribosomal Peptide Synthetase Genes in the Microbial Metagenomes of Marine Sponges Mar. Drugs 2012, 10(6), 1192-1202; doi:10.3390/md10061192 http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/10/6/1192/ Shwu-Li Wu, Jui-Hsin Su, […]
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  • Postdoctoral Researcher Sought for Marine Natural Products in Drug Discovery: Galway, Ireland

    Expires: August 06, 2012 Informal enquiries may be made to Prof. Deniz Tasdemir at deniz.tasdemir@nuigalway.ie(www.nuigalway.ie/chemistry/level2/staff/DenizTasdemir/dtresearch.html). Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a fixed term Postdoctoral Researcher contract position to work on discovery of marine natural products. This position is funded by Beaufort Marine Biodiscovery programme, which aims to assess Irish marine biological diversity to develop novel natural products for application in areas […]
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